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Thies Finishing and Dyeing Equipment

Thies GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of textile finishing and dyeing machines and accessories, exhibited at Techtextil North America in Raleigh, North Carolina, Aug 23-25 (Booth #1515). As a German machinery producer, family owned and operated since 1892, Thies presented innovations in chemical dispensing, energy savings, and the coloration of materials ranging from fibers …

Freudenberg's new workwear and protective materials

Freudenberg Performance Materials offers a range of interlinings, tapes and thermal insulation materials for workwear and protective clothing. The nowoven and woven interlinings and tapes feature increased stability, elasticity, abrasion-resistance and wind-blocking properties. Additional adhesive technology contributes to the resistance and durability of some of the offered products. Freudenberg comfortemp thermal insulation materials and interlinings …

Suominen BIOLACE Ultrasoft

Suominen launches BIOLACE Ultrasoft, a nonwoven for personal care and baby products made of plant-based, biodegradable, plastic-free, and compostable raw materials. BIOLACE Ultrasoft is the newest addition to Suominen’s sustainable product portfolio and a continuation for its growing BIOLACE product line that was launched over a decade ago. Suominen’s strategy focuses on growth by creating innovative …

4D-KNIT articles in a new E 28 gauge

Karl Mayer has produced 4D-knit products on a jacquard double needle bar raschel machine in a gauge of E 28. The warp knitted spacer fabrics are produced on a RDPJ 6/2 EL FB, previously in gauge E 24. Material processed in a gauge of E 28 is typically suitable for elastic sportswear items. The RDPJ …

Inside the Pre-Cleaner CL-X

Trützschler’s new pre-cleaner CL-X increases productivity and lowers energy consumption while treating cotton before it is processed in mixers and fine cleaners. The pre-cleaner saves up to 30% in energy and features an air separator to reduce the transport air and limit exhaust air. The CL-X also has a maximum continuous production of 1,600 kilograms …